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to call forward a student speaker who will speak in a few minutes and that is dominique sanchez and i would like those in the audience tonight who are now or who have ever been associated with peer resources to please stand. [applause] thank you so much and so i turn it over now to ms. tam to say a few words. >> hi. once again i am ms. tam director of peer resources. thank you. we are honored by this commendation and excited to be here. we especially while i have the chance i want to thank you all for your support at peer resources especially at this critical time of transition and as the superintendent mentioned we are now independent and a project of community initiative, so moving forward peer resources' mission is to create justice change in our schools and communities through the leadership of young people engaging, training and advocating for young people, and with that i'm going to turn the podium over to dominique sanchez. [applause] >> all right. so i am dominique sanchez and i want to thank the school board and the superintendent for this honor and having me here and pee
street near sanchez street where the n o i valley farmers market happens every saturday american. the farmers market was founded by gableel and crawford who are here and it's a key asset in gathering space in the community any saturday morning it's an absolute community hub a really a town square this is one of the few farmers market in the city that is run by people in the neighborhood often farmers markets bring capable outside vendors to come in and this is a farmers market that was created in the neighborhood and day in and out by the people in the neighborhood and the parking lot is owned by n o i ministries and that needs to tellcele the parking lot in order to finances it is earthquake retrofit and there is a strong and widespread desire in the neighborhood to make sure that the parking lot and farmers market remains community open space, and doesn't get sold off for development but there really is no open space in the core of n o i valley other than this area. so, for a few years now, the residents for n o i up to square and the neighborhood have been looking to see how w
by the department of labor for paying 14 workers less than a third of the minimum wage. nbc bay area's kris sanchez joins us live in sunnyvale with that story. >> reporter: hi there, jessica. bloom energy has raised more than $2 billion in investments and both former secretary of state colin powell is one of its board members and yet the labor department says this is also a company that willfully shorted to pay more than a dozen of its workers. bloomenergy corporation create add major buzz in 2010 when it unveiled the bloom box, the high efficiency fuel cell dubbed the holy grail of green energy. but today only two words -- no comment -- in regard to a labor of energy investigation of them bringing 14 mexican nationals to work on refurbishing generators and paid them less than $3 an hour. the wages were paid in pesos deposited into bank accounts in mexico. >> in talking to the mexican nationals, we did find that what the employer was doing, they were paying them but they were being paid in pesos, the equivalent of $2.66 an hour. >> reporter: blanco says her investigators discovered the 14 m mexican
protects workers whether or not they are here illegally. in sunnyvale, kris sanchez, nbc bay area news. >> kris, thank you. have you been able to function today? an emotional day for so many in the bay area, everyone just trying to digest what we saw last night. tonight, take a look. the 49ers are back home, arriving at the airport. now despite the gut wrenching loss, this was a magical season. some touching moments from the fans and players. an impromptu homecoming celebration. let's bring in damian trujillo. damian? >> reporter: raj, most of the players left team headquarters about an hour ago but some crazy fans are still out here hoping to get an autograph or to wave at some of their favorite players who still might be in the training facility. a lot of broken hearts here tonight, but the fans said they wanted to be out here to show the niners that they share their pain and are with them win or lose. they waited more than three hours for their beloved 49ers to arrive. >> here to support the 49ers. they did an awesome job. in our eyes they're still winners. >> and there they were ta
sanchez. >> how's it going? >> good. check this out. he's also a fox 5 fan. >> of course. always. >> where do you live? >> maryland. >> all your friends are red skin's fans? >> redskins and ravens. >>ll me about your love for the ravens. >> i go to the signings. i go to the games every year and the superbowl win is just amazing. it's so surreal. i can't believe we won and very grateful to live in maryland. >> you must have been nervous during the game. >> of course. i almost had a heart attack. >> charlie's got a plan here. the players are going to arrive at 10:45. what's your plan? >> i'm going to stick with the bus. stay as close to the bus as possible. >> you are going to run along the players? >> correct. i'm going to do my best. >> he got up at 3:00 and been here since 4:30. before we do it back, do the score. do it. >>> there it is. we have our first official squirrel dance. we have to do that to stay warm. it's cold out here. temperatures in the 30s. you've been drinking a lot of 30s. mid 40s. that was great. excellent dancer. back to you guys. >> are you going to do any
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